The Ombudsman and Her Staff

This page last reviewed January 25, 2018

La Ronda Bowen - Ombudsman

(916) 323-6791

La Ronda leads the Office of the Ombudsman. With over 25 years of experience as a communications professional, La Ronda has led controversial stakeholder processes, served as an advisor to the US EPA, established a nationwide model for small business assistance and compliance with the federal Clean Air Act, designed and conducted successful market research programs, shaped federal, state, and local policy, published environment-related articles, and spoken to over 200 groups and organizations.

Judy Nottoli - Air Resources Engineer

(916) 322-7429

Judy has over 25 years of professional experience working with government, industry, and businesses on air quality and multi-media environmental compliance, sustainability, emission measurements and control, economic development, innovative technology demonstration, process optimization, and strategic planning projects and initiatives. In addition to providing business and compliance assistance to various California regions, Judy also supports the Air Quality Education Program.

Anthony J. Marin - Air Pollution Specialist

(916) 445-5569

Para asistencia en Espaņol, llame (916) 324-1503.

Anthony provides guidance to businesses and individuals concerning state and local air pollution issues and is the primary liaison with our Spanish-speaking community. He has experience providing technical assistance on recycling/waste diversion efforts and water-related enforcement issues.

Edward Wong - Air Pollution Specialist

(916) 322-6925

Ed oversees the Air Quality Education Program, which raises awareness of air pollution and climate change issues to California's K-16 population. He has experience in ARB training, enforcement, rule development, and has taught secondary school math and science.

Zenia Aguilera - Associate Governmental Program Analyst

(916) 327-1266

Zenia investigates and resolves concerns from businesses and individuals regarding state and local air pollution issues. She has experience writing press releases and providing information on regulatory and air quality issues to the public.


Contact the Ombudsman:

ARB Ombudsman
1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 323-6791 or 1-800-272-4572